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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1969 April

In Roanoke, Va., Robert F. Hyatt, Manager of the Roanoke Juvenile Home, Tells WSLS-TV Reporter Bill Mason About the Services Provided by the Center

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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1 min., 33 sec.
Robert F. Hyatt, manager of the Roanoke Juvenile Home, tells WSLS-TV reporter Bill Mason about the need to expand the housing shelter because it is the only facility of its kind in the Roanoke, Va., area. According to Hyatt, the Roanoke Juvenile Home has a capacity of 20 and is currently housing 21 children. The center has plans to construct an education and storage facility in order to meet the needs of Roanoke County, Va., City of Roanoke, Va., and Salem, Va.
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